This list has audio manipulation and music creation software that ranges from easy for a beginner to things for a professional use case.
FL Studio: A music creation tool that is used by many artists.
BandLab: A free browser tool that lets you edit your own music.
Protools: Industry standard but expensive, available on the H-Lab PC tower in IAB 1008
Audacity: Free, also downloaded on the PC tower and Mac in IAB 1009
Reaper: Solid program, often used for games.
Audiotool: Easy to use sound studio tool for making music. Drag and drop different virtual machines in any order you want. Your own virtual studio.
Oral History Metadata Synchronizer: Allows you to enhance an oral history video by putting textual tags at key points.
Oral History in the Digital Age: A good guide to best practices.
ProFXV2 series sound mixers: This is a versatile mixer that user-friendly for even beginners. Available for use inside the H-Lab.
Ritchie, Donald. “Don Ritchie: Oral History in the Digital Age.” Thinking Big. IMLS, May 13, 2012.